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Sisler: Lessons in life taught in the news

...up, knock 'em in. Last Tuesday, a new major league record for grand slams was set when Cincinnati Reds outfielder Alex Ochoa hit his first career slam in a losing effort against the Philadelphia Phillies. With homers dominating the game and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/26/op_297036.shtml
Opinion columns
Braves lose 7-6 in 10 innings

...shutout innings. With veteran pitcher Mike Bielecki on in the 10th inning, another game got away from the Braves. Alex Ochoa's first pinch hit of the season was a two-out home run driven deep into the left-center field stands, lifting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/14/oth_211334.shtml
Other sports
Mets rally, defeat Reds

...Cookie Rojas were absent, honoring a call by Cuban-Americans to protest the Elian Gonzalez case. Reds outfielder Alex Ochoa, whose parents were born in Cuba, decided to play. Griffey, who blocked a trade last winter that would have sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/26/bas_288976.shtml
Baseball
Mets pull off 3-team, 11-player trade

...by dealing Burnitz back to his original team, added a left-handed starter in Rusch. They also obtained outfielder Alex Ochoa from Colorado and infielder Lenny Harris from New York. The Rockies filled their third base hole with Zeile. They also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/22/bas_334219.shtml
Baseball
Braves' offensive struggles not over

...three decisions, never gave theRockies a chance to get back in the game. His only serious mistake wasa leadoff walk to Alex Ochoa in the fifth, and Ochoa scored Colorado'sfirst run on Juan Uribe's double. Larry Walker's two-out triple in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/17/bra_319373.shtml
Braves
Braves top Rockies, 7-2

...fivetrips. "We were fortunate to get a couple of big hits, but we're stillnot playing well at all." In the fifth, Alex Ochoa walked, and Juan Uribe spoiled Burkett'sshutout by sending a double over left fielder Bernard Gilkey's head,sending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/16/bra_319175.shtml
Braves
Glavine delivers win for Braves

...managed against him in five innings Wednesday night came on Chris Sexton's run-scoring single in the second, following Alex Ochoa's two-out double. Displaying a command of the strike zone that would have made Greg Maddux jealous -- 106 pitches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/31/bas_297550.shtml
Baseball
Dodgers rally to beat Mets; Mac goes deep

...11th inning, giving the Reds a victory over Chicago. Mark Guthrie (0-1) gave up a one-out walk in the 11th to Alex Ochoa, who stole second. After Aaron Boone was intentionally walked, Guthrie struck out Benito Santiago with the infield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/09/bas_286623.shtml
Baseball
Two trades as 90 players file for arbitration

...throws strikes and doesn't defeat itself." In a swap of outfielders in arbitration, the Cincinnati Reds acquired Alex Ochoa from the Milwaukee Brewers for Mark Sweeney and a player to be named. Sweeney spent most of last season with Triple-A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/oth_279490.shtml
Other sports
Braves win in stadium farewell

...call on the bullpen. The relief corps hung on, though barely. Mike Remlinger gave up an RBI single to pinch hitter Alex Ochoa, then got the next three hitters to maintain a two-run lead. Milwaukee scored a run in the seventh, then Kevin McGlinchy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/28/bas_262396.shtml
Baseball